JTC recently teamed up with British landscape artist Tony Parsons as part of a local school initiative in Jersey to offer a series of unique live workshops.
Tony, from Brighton in the UK, was visiting Jersey ahead of his 2022 exhibition, which features his latest landscape works inspired by Jersey’s unique coastline, surrounding waters and world famous heritage sites.
While on the island, JTC worked with Tony supporting his live school workshops (March 15-16), including creating art kits for students that included a number of tools and d utensils, all with the goal of helping to inspire the next generation. of artists.
Tony visited and led workshops at four local schools – Highlands College, Victoria College, JCG, Les Quennevais – where he showed how compositions are created, demonstrated tricks of the trade and discussed becoming a professional artist. While painting a scene of St. Brelade’s Bay, Tony was able to teach the techniques he uses and encourage students to take inspiration from their local surroundings.
The partnership with Tony aligns with JTC’s focus on supporting young people in the communities where it operates around the world, to enable them to achieve their ambitions and reach their potential.
Senior Director, Private Client Services, JTC, Robert Monticelli, whose daughter is an art teacher in Jersey, presented art packs to all year 10 art students at Ecole Les Quennevais, allowing them to participate and create their own live sketches with Tony . Robert commented:
“The session with Tony gave the students a real insight into the life of an artist. He was very open and engaging and demonstrated new techniques. It’s great to be able to support the development of potential new artists in our community. ”
“As part of my promotional work for my exhibition in Jersey, JTC gave me the opportunity to connect with a number of different schools on the island and demo to a variety of budding artists. . It was very fun and very lively.”
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